July 2020

EPA Approves Lysol Disinfectant Spray as Effective Against COVID-19

In a statement on Monday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirmed two Lysol products are effective against COVID-19. The two products are Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist.Of the 420 products listed by the EPA as strong enough to fight “harder-to-kill” viruses.the two Lysol products are the first to be tested directly on COVID-19. They both underwent laboratory testing and were found to kill the virus in just two minutes on hard, non-porous surfaces.In a statement, Lysol’s parent company, Reckitt Benckiser, said it would be continuing to test the efficiency of its other products against COVID-19.In the face of the pandemic, Lysol continues to work with a wide range of scientific and health experts to educate the public on the importance of hygiene, Rahul Kadyan, EVP of Reckitt Benckiser.